Exercise Considerations for Persons with Metabolic Syndrome In this lecture from the NSCA's 2014 National Conference, Peter Ronai examines methodologies for personal trainers who work with clients possessing metabolic syndrome and co-morbid medical conditions. Peter provides trainers with helpful resources and recommendations as they work with this special population. Mixed Type Residual Training What makes a well-rounded athlete, and more importantly, how do you train them? Andy Zalaiskalns, MARSOC Human Performance Strength and Conditioning Coach, discusses a systemic approach to developing the well-rounded tactical athlete. Powerlifting Training for Sports "Absolute strength affects speed and athleticism," according to world record powerlifter Matt Wenning. "You get strong to get faster." In this lecture from the NSCA's 2015 Coaches Conference, Matt discusses using powerlifting as a training method with athletes. Matt debunks myths and explains how training athletes to get stronger and more powerful benefits everyone, no matter the sport.
    Single Leg Training for a Two-Legged World No matter what the ready position is, sooner or later the weight transfers to one leg, JC Santana says in this hands-on lecture from the 2014 Personal Trainers Conference. Everything we do is one leg at a time, and the way to become better on two legs is to train on one legs. JC walks participants through exercises designed to train on one leg. What Makes a Good Coach? Coach Dave Forman speaks at the 2015 NSCA Coaches Conference on What Makes a Good Coach. Coach Forman discusses how he got started in his coaching career and progresses through his own experiences, providing professional advice and insight when building one's own coaching career. Monitoring Strategies and Their Impact on Performance and Reco ... When working with athletes who play team sports, your main goal as a strength and conditioning coach is to ensure that your athletes arrive at a competitive peak in a predictable way, Dave Hamilton says. No matter the athlete's level - college or elite - training loads impact the ability to perform. As coaches, we need to remove the subjectivity and use monitoring tools that are effective.
    Monitoring Fatigue from A to Z All stressors affect training, Dr. Bryan Mann says in this lecture from Coaches Conference 2015. No matter the source of the stress - strength training, conditioning, classes, relationship or family - stress is systemic within the body. As a result, it is critical to monitor the stress load on your athletes to ensure maximal results, and it's easy to do - all you need is a pencil and paper. Core Training Continuum Progression in core training exercises is based on competence, Loren Landow says as he introduces this hands-on lecture. Loren walks participants through core training progressions as he stresses the need to keep training within the athlete's ability and skill level, thus ensuring proper form. Common Pitfalls in the Execution and Integration of Performanc ... "Pay attention to the details and the corrective exercises because they set the conditions for the success you're going to have executing the big lifts," Jose Cruz says in this hands-on lecture from the NSCA's 2014 TSAC Conference. Jose identifies and discusses missteps when executing and integrating performance and corrective strategies in the tactical athlete.